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30 Mobile Payment Innovations

From Speedy QR Payment Apps to Mobile Phone Billfolds

— August 14, 2013 — Tech
These mobile payment devices make the process of purchasing on the go much easier. Having a bulky wallet doesn't seem like a problem, but many consumers are opting to swap their wallets, heavy with coins and unused gift cards for a much more convenient option. By using a purchasing app or mechanism that works with a tablet or smartphone, consumers are able to add "making purchases" to the long list of things smartphones are capable of.

Since people are able to carry around virtual wallets, paper bills and receipts are going by the wayside. Several businesses are switching over to the use of tablets for processing purchases instead of traditional cash registers. These touchscreen devices are highly intuitive, even for first-time users.

One particularly amazing app is the 'Danske Mobilbank,' which allows consumers to pay the balance on a bill simply by snapping a picture of it.
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Smartphone Payment Processor Sheaths
Smartphone Payment Processor Sheaths
The Square Hoodie Keeps Your Square Safe and Nearby
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Mobile Payment Systems
Mobile Payment Systems
Tim Cook Announces Apple Pay Will Be Built into iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
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Sneaker-Selling Apps
Sneaker-Selling Apps
The Slang App Allows You to Buy and Sell Shoes Through Your Phone
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Tab-Keeping Apps
Tab-Keeping Apps
Spotme is an App to Help You Get Your Money Back
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Voice-Activated Payments
Voice-Activated Payments
The Square Card Case App Simplifies Mobile Transactions
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25
Instant Cash Access
Instant Cash Access
Dwolla Instant Provides Customers With $500 for Immediate Use
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24
Precise Payment Phone Applications
Precise Payment Phone Applications
What Should I Tip? is an Intelligent Tip Calculator App
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App-Only Fashion Retailers
App-Only Fashion Retailers
Consumers Will Soon Only Make Purchases Through Myntra by App
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Tablet Dining Companions
Tablet Dining Companions
De Santos Restaurant is the First to Use an iPad Ordering System
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Bluetooth Payment Cards
Bluetooth Payment Cards
The Stratos Card Consolidates All Plastic Cards into One
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Photographic Bill Payments
Photographic Bill Payments
The Danske Mobilbank App Lets You Pay Bills Simply by Snapping a Photo
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Interactive Register Tablet Stands
Interactive Register Tablet Stands
The 'Stand' iPad Register Makes Business Transactions Simpler
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Wearable Coffee Payments
Wearable Coffee Payments
Wearbucks is a Wearable Way to Pay for Coffee at Starbucks
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Pre-Paid Dining Apps
Pre-Paid Dining Apps
The PayPal App Will Enable You to Pre-Order and Pre-Pay For Your Food
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Speedy QR Payment Apps
Speedy QR Payment Apps
Kuapay App Lets You Pay for Purchases From Your Smartphone
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Crossover Wallet Apps
Crossover Wallet Apps
Starbucks' Mobile Payment May Soon Let You Make Other Purchases with Its App
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SMS Ordering Services
SMS Ordering Services
'Magic' Ordering Lets You Buy Everything from Food to Flights Via Text
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Tablet Payment Processors
Tablet Payment Processors
PayWare Mobile Enterprise for Tablets Lets You Pay With Your iPad
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12
Gamified Payment Apps
Gamified Payment Apps
The LevelUp App Lets You Pay and Gain Store Credits with Experience Points
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11
Universal Mobile Payment-Processing
Universal Mobile Payment-Processing
Poynt is a POS Terminal Compatible with All Payment Services
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Cheque Depositing Mobile Banks
Cheque Depositing Mobile Banks
The GoBank Platform Eliminates All Traditional Banking Practices
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On-Demand Delivery Apps
On-Demand Delivery Apps
The Jinn App Allows You To Have Anything You Want Delivered in One Hour
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Cellular Coffee Payments
Cellular Coffee Payments
Starbucks Card Mobile App Lets You Pay With Your Phone
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Tablet Retail Integrations
Tablet Retail Integrations
As Prices Fall, iPad Cash Registers Become More Common
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Credit Card Apps
Credit Card Apps
The Visa Digital Wallet Revolutionizes Online Purchases
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Mini Mobile Payment Devices
Mini Mobile Payment Devices
'PayPal Here' Allows Easy Transactions for Small Businesses
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Touchscreen Credit Cards
Touchscreen Credit Cards
The MasterCard Display Card Allows People to Create One-Time Passwords
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Mobile Phone Billfolds
Mobile Phone Billfolds
Google Wallet Will Make your Purse and Bank Account Much Lighter
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Smartphone Visa Readers (UPDATE)
Smartphone Visa Readers (UPDATE)
Square Device and App Make Mobile Paying Possible
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Digital Dinner Bills
Digital Dinner Bills
Check 1-2 Integrates Paper Checks With Touchscreen Tablets
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